Rachel Mipro

Rachel Mipro

A graduate of Louisiana State University, Rachel Mipro is a Kansas Reflector reporter. She has covered state government in Baton Rouge and New Orleans. She and her fellow team of journalists were 2022 Goldsmith Prize Semi-Finalists for their work featuring the rise of the KKK in northern Louisiana, following racially-motivated shootings in 1960. With her move to the Midwest, Rachel is now turning her focus toward issues within Kansas public policies.

ACLU launches effort to inform Kansans with felony records of their voting rights

By: - November 27, 2023

TOPEKA — A leading Kansas civil rights organization says an estimated 30,000 people living in the state should be informed they have the right to vote. The American Civil Liberties Union of Kansas launched a campaign to reach out to Kansans with felony records and encourage them to register to vote and to participate in […]

‘I’m not real proud’: Kansas public library gets new lease by removing LGBTQ books for kids

By: - November 16, 2023

ST. MARYS, Kansas — The public library in St. Marys has managed to hang onto its lease for one more year by removing all of the youth-oriented LGBTQ books from library shelves. Library director Judith Cremer said the decision was the result of her efforts to work with the city commission, which has been threatening […]